Category Archives: Fredericksburg

Spires on Princess Anne Street

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From one bridge to another

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A rainy afternoon on the porch at Belmont

Looking down to the start of the Belmont/Ferry Farm trail

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Stafford County history

I spent some time here sitting in a traffic jam yesterday at the Falmouth light, and realized I don’t remember ever noticing this building before. Apparently it’s an important bit of the history of Old Falmouth Village: an African-American church … Continue reading

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Canal path, Fredericksburg

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Canal Path, Fredericksburg

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A little bike ride in high heat and humidity

Ride 29, Mon July 2nd, 9:40am, Heritage Trail and Canal Path loop x 2, 6.4 miles, 45 mins, with Charlie and Leslie, 7:02 pace, 8.53 mph, 90F 32C 45% 77DP, failed to start our apps. This spot was under two … Continue reading

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Hyperion run flooded: Heritage Trail under water

Above, photo by Sarah of Joanne and me on Fall Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, Virginia, midway through the regular Saturday 6-miler from Hyperion Espresso. (The trail is on the far side of that guard rail.) And below, a police officer’s photo … Continue reading

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Aside from Ferry Farm

We took Owen to see Ferry Farm, site of George Washington’s boyhood home, which is in Stafford County, across the Rappahannock from the Fredericksburg City Dock. (Recent photo by Elspeth; Owen’s quite interested in George.) After lunch at the historic … Continue reading

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Icy Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg

From the little unnamed fishermen’s park on River Road in Stafford, looking at sunset across the icy Rappahannock River towards Old Town, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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